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1997-98 Miami Heat Schedule and Results

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Record: 55-27, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Riley (55-27)

PTS/G: 95.0 (16th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 90.0 (6th of 29)
SRS: 5.09 (6th of 29) ▪ Pace: 87.9 (26th of 29)
Off Rtg: 107.6 (10th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.0 (7th of 29)
Expected W-L: 56-26 (7th of 29)

Arena: Miami Arena ▪ Attendance: 614,861 (23rd of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-3) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 31, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 114 101 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 1997 Box Score @ Washington Wizards W 109 108 2 0 W 2 at Landover, MD
3 Mon, Nov 3, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 99 112 2 1 L 1
4 Wed, Nov 5, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 90 74 3 1 W 1
5 Fri, Nov 7, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 87 99 3 2 L 1
6 Sat, Nov 8, 1997 Box Score Washington Wizards W 114 106 4 2 W 1
7 Tue, Nov 11, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 101 82 5 2 W 2
8 Fri, Nov 14, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 78 82 5 3 L 1
9 Sat, Nov 15, 1997 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 96 93 6 3 W 1
10 Wed, Nov 19, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 122 113 7 3 W 2
11 Fri, Nov 21, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 102 119 7 4 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 22, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 108 104 8 4 W 1
13 Tue, Nov 25, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 103 86 9 4 W 2
14 Wed, Nov 26, 1997 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 84 60 10 4 W 3
15 Sat, Nov 29, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 87 93 10 5 L 1
16 Wed, Dec 3, 1997 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 94 90 11 5 W 1
17 Fri, Dec 5, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics W 117 97 12 5 W 2
18 Mon, Dec 8, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 105 97 13 5 W 3
19 Tue, Dec 9, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 97 81 14 5 W 4 at Atlanta, GA (Alexander Memorial Coliseum at McDonald's Center)
20 Fri, Dec 12, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 89 104 14 6 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 13, 1997 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 87 84 15 6 W 1
22 Tue, Dec 16, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz L 95 103 15 7 L 1
23 Wed, Dec 17, 1997 Box Score @ Washington Wizards L 74 88 15 8 L 2
24 Fri, Dec 19, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 91 84 16 8 W 1
25 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 99 92 17 8 W 2
26 Thu, Dec 25, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 80 90 17 9 L 1
27 Fri, Dec 26, 1997 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 88 74 18 9 W 1
28 Sun, Dec 28, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 101 90 19 9 W 2
29 Tue, Dec 30, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 90 78 20 9 W 3
30 Fri, Jan 2, 1998 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L OT 88 99 20 10 L 1
31 Sat, Jan 3, 1998 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 77 84 20 11 L 2
32 Wed, Jan 7, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 99 72 21 11 W 1
33 Fri, Jan 9, 1998 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 98 79 22 11 W 2
34 Sun, Jan 11, 1998 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 96 90 23 11 W 3
35 Tue, Jan 13, 1998 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 76 68 24 11 W 4
36 Thu, Jan 15, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 85 103 24 12 L 1
37 Sat, Jan 17, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 108 24 13 L 2
38 Sun, Jan 18, 1998 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 87 96 24 14 L 3
39 Wed, Jan 21, 1998 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 92 87 25 14 W 1
40 Fri, Jan 23, 1998 Box Score Orlando Magic W 102 90 26 14 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Mon, Jan 26, 1998 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 93 94 26 15 L 1
42 Wed, Jan 28, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks W 86 82 27 15 W 1
43 Fri, Jan 30, 1998 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 71 74 27 16 L 1
44 Sun, Feb 1, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 83 89 27 17 L 2
45 Mon, Feb 2, 1998 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 90 83 28 17 W 1
46 Wed, Feb 4, 1998 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 98 84 29 17 W 2
47 Thu, Feb 5, 1998 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 91 87 30 17 W 3
48 Tue, Feb 10, 1998 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 91 81 31 17 W 4
49 Wed, Feb 11, 1998 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 101 110 31 18 L 1
50 Fri, Feb 13, 1998 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 100 86 32 18 W 1
51 Sun, Feb 15, 1998 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 116 95 33 18 W 2
52 Tue, Feb 17, 1998 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 110 84 34 18 W 3
53 Thu, Feb 19, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 89 80 35 18 W 4 at Anaheim, CA
54 Fri, Feb 20, 1998 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 91 77 36 18 W 5
55 Sun, Feb 22, 1998 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 90 82 37 18 W 6
56 Tue, Feb 24, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 104 102 38 18 W 7
57 Thu, Feb 26, 1998 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 91 72 39 18 W 8
58 Sat, Feb 28, 1998 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 95 93 40 18 W 9
59 Sun, Mar 1, 1998 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 85 84 41 18 W 10
60 Tue, Mar 3, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L OT 91 97 41 19 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Thu, Mar 5, 1998 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 117 93 42 19 W 1
62 Sat, Mar 7, 1998 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 94 88 43 19 W 2
63 Tue, Mar 10, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 91 106 43 20 L 1
64 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 97 74 44 20 W 1
65 Sun, Mar 15, 1998 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 79 76 45 20 W 2
66 Mon, Mar 16, 1998 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 90 103 45 21 L 1
67 Wed, Mar 18, 1998 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 94 91 46 21 W 1
68 Fri, Mar 20, 1998 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 93 87 47 21 W 2
69 Sun, Mar 22, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 112 80 48 21 W 3
70 Wed, Mar 25, 1998 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 105 91 49 21 W 4
71 Fri, Mar 27, 1998 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 102 77 50 21 W 5
72 Sun, Mar 29, 1998 Box Score Houston Rockets W 109 77 51 21 W 6
73 Tue, Mar 31, 1998 Box Score Boston Celtics W 121 95 52 21 W 7
74 Thu, Apr 2, 1998 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 89 103 52 22 L 1
75 Sat, Apr 4, 1998 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 101 88 53 22 W 1
76 Tue, Apr 7, 1998 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 89 92 53 23 L 1
77 Wed, Apr 8, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 80 83 53 24 L 2
78 Fri, Apr 10, 1998 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W OT 111 105 54 24 W 1
79 Sun, Apr 12, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks W 82 81 55 24 W 2
80 Wed, Apr 15, 1998 Box Score Orlando Magic L 87 99 55 25 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 17, 1998 Box Score Washington Wizards L 89 97 55 26 L 2
82 Sun, Apr 19, 1998 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 89 101 55 27 L 3

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 24, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks W 94 79 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 26, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks L 86 96 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Apr 28, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 91 85 2 1 W 1
4 Thu, Apr 30, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 85 90 2 2 L 1
5 Sun, May 3, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks L 81 98 2 3 L 2